Game Thread: Warriors @ Dallas Mavericks 2012-04-20

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» Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:17 pm
Golden State Warriors (22 - 39) @ Dallas Mavericks (35 - 28)

Start time: 5:30 PM PST @ The American Airlines Center
Local TV: CSN Bay Area
Nat TV: None

Probable starters for the Golden State Warriors:
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C - Mickell Gladness
PF - Jeremy Tyler
SF - Dorell Wright
SG - Klay Thompson
PG - Charles Jenkins

Probable starters for the Dallas Mavericks:
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C - Brendan Haywood
PF - Dirk Nowitzki
SF - Shawn Marion
SG - Delonte West
PG - Jason Kidd

Team leaders:
PPG - D. Lee (20.1) | D. Nowitzki (21.6)
RPG - D. Lee (9.6) | S. Marion (7.4)
APG - S. Curry (5.3) | J. Kidd (5.5)
SPG - S. Curry (1.5) | J. Kidd (1.8)
BPG - A. Biedrins (0.9) | B. Wright (1.3)

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» Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:20 am
Kinda shocking to see Dallas, a playoff team, have its top rebounder average only 7.4rpg AND their top passer with only 5.5apg. You'd think it would be higher on both categories.
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» Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:21 am
They seemed to always do it as a team, that's what I admired about them so much
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» Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:36 am
The first of our Back-to-back-to-back is the hardest one... need to lose for the tank patrol to be happy.
The four games after this one are all very winable:
Rocktes - Wolves - Hornets - Spurs.
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» Fri Apr 20, 2012 1:02 pm
Yeah, we're almost there! Right at the cusp of top 7..I think we'll finish bottom 6 for sure. Right now it doesn't take a genius to know that tanking is the right thing to do in this case.
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» Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:00 pm
Spurs winnable ??????
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» Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:41 pm
TRON wrote:Spurs winnable ??????


Becaus they pretty much have the #1 seed all wrapped up since they have the tie breaker with OKC. So no Parker, no TD, no Ginobli.
They rest of the team will just be going through the motions.
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» Fri Apr 20, 2012 6:50 pm
The team will find it hard to beat any team with the roster we have right now. Even if the Spurs rest their big three, their roster still has some good players.
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» Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:46 pm
The team might look awful on paper, but they compete every game. Again they are doing it. They got spanked one game only I think in the last three weeks.
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» Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:56 pm
It could just be me, but it's scary to think about how good the Warriors can be once we get our established starting lineup healthy..we just need to replace Wright with someone better (Odom maybe??) and we're set. I know the best player to draft if we get the draft would be a SF..but hey. I'm not giving my hopes up..but I have high hopes for next year.
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» Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:43 pm
Think the usual will happen - Most of these nobodies playing well right now will be out of the ba or be thrid string player within two years.

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